Clinical practice points

Clinical practice points

'Social media + youth mental health'

This fact sheet was developed out of a focus group run with young people who took part in the Orygen Summer Experience Program. It provides an overview of the pros and cons of social media, as well as some top tips about social media use among young people, for professionals working with young people in any setting.

'The digital age: Does digital technology work in youth mental health settings?'

This clinical practice point will review some of the literature available for using digital technology in mental health clinical work – a practice known as e-mental health. It provides some practical tips for clinicians and professionals working with young people struggling with mental ill-health.